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IBISWorld’s Online Event Ticket Sales market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Online event ticket sales operators act as agents for promoters and organisers of sporting, performing and other live events, selling tickets to these events on behalf of their clients. The Online Event Ticket Sales industry generates revenue through charging a fee for this service. The industry has benefited from a rapid shift towards the internet as a mainstream source of goods and services over the past decade. The convenience of purchasing goods and services online has led many ticket agencies to shift their operations online. In particular, the use of hand-held devices to access the internet, such as tablets and smartphones, has boosted online ticket sales, by making it convenient for consumers to quickly purchase tickets while on the go...

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What is the Online Event Ticket Sales industry?

The Online Event Ticket Sales industry generates revenue from the sale of tickets for popular music concerts, musicals, operas, dance performances, classical music concerts, theatre performances, football matches and other sporting events. Industry operators sell tickets for these events on behalf of venue clients, such as stadiums, performing arts venues and theatres. Ticketing agencies charge service and handling fees on tickets and retain a percentage of the ticket price. The amount earned by industry operators therefore depends on ticket prices.

Popular music concert tickets

The online sale of popular music concert tickets accounts for the largest share of industry revenue. Rev...

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Products & Brands

Major products in this industry
Football tickets
Other sporting event tickets
Popular music concert tickets
Dance, classical music and theatre tickets
Musical and opera tickets
Other performing arts event tickets
Examples of brands in this Industry

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Major Markets

Globalisation & Trade

Business Locations
Competitive Landscape
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Barriers to Entry

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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